[Chugalug] Falling in love again.... (with Linux)

rdflowers base at chalice.us
Sat Sep 22 03:02:50 UTC 2012


I'm so behind, I didn't even know you two had fussed.

How are you and Mailman these days?



----- Message from cluon at geeklabs.com ---------
     Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:18:06 +0000 (UTC)
     From: Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com>
Reply-To: Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group  
<chugalug at chugalug.org>
  Subject: [Chugalug] Falling in love again.... (with Linux)
       To: chugalug at chugalug.org


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> Finally got some time between road trips where I could retool my  
> main laptop (a big clunky Sony with a great screen and keyboard)  
> from Ubuntu 12.04.
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> I installed the latest Bodhi. (Ubuntu + Enlightenment)
> which is much more gelled then even a few weeks ago.
> I picked the plain "Laptop/Tablet" interface,
> "Default" theme.. set "Window Focus" to "Click Windows to Focus"
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> from command line:
> apt-get install cups libreoffice joe vlc evolution xterm firefox...
> (all my usual programs)
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> Am just using a couple of shell scripts to change my screen configs
> for different dual monitor configs.. like:
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>   xrandr --auto --output VGA-1 --mode 1920x1080 --right-of LVDS-1
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> Without using the funkier and funkier nvidia settings manager..
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> Right clicking a running program's taskbar icon gave me the ability  
> to add a program to a quick select favorites list (right click on  
> desktop anywhere) and a mac-ish quick launch menu (mode specific)..
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> What I feel:
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>   My laptop is FAST again.
>    Only using 1gb of ram (with a Lamp server installed!)
>   The interface is clean, crisp, high contrast and.. did I say: Fast!
>   No hangs no hiccups no pauses..
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>   With everything installed, I'm using just under 10gb of HD,
>   including a restore of lots of crud (docs/data/pics/etc..) from
>   my old system.
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> In many ways it is old skool.. but with just enough
> polish to feel sexy and powerful. Everything so far, just works.
> It feels good to be in love again. :)
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